Roxanne Jeffries- Baxter, GNP-BC/FNP-BC, RN, is currently enrolled at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing’s dual degree Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)/ Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program (PMHNP). She is interested in increasing the opiate recovery success rate among adolescence and young adults by implementing Buprenorphine treatment in addition to exploring the effects of trauma treatment on substance abuse recovery rates.
Ms. Jeffries-Baxter’s career has included both medical and mental health clinical experiences across many settings including inpatient psych, long term-care, home care and corrections. Moreover, her experience includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facilities as a Nurse Practitioner. In her current practice, she provides Acute Psychiatric care on a gero-psych unit.
She is an active member of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) where she has contributed to unit and facility based educational activities. She also serves as a preceptor and mentor for new and novice nurses and Nurse Practitioners.